Softball is a team sport offering a women's competition. Registration requires a minimum squad size of ten (10) and a maximum of sixteen (16) players, including no more than three (3) cross accredited players. There must be a minimum of eight (8) players on the field to avoid incurring a forfeit.
Softball is not a qualification sport at the Australian University Games and as such teams do not need to qualify at their regional university games event.
Format will include pool and progression matches. Final competition formats will be decided following the close of entries.
2017 Competition timetable:
- Monday 25 September - 8:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday 26 September - 8:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday 27 September - 8:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday 28 September - 8:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday 29 September - 8:00am - 3:00pm
Duties & Uniform
Australian University Sport (AUS) conducts its competitions under the official playing rules and regulations implemented by the national sporting organisation for that sport. However, AUS events are unique and hence there are often variations that are implemented.
Uniform and duty requirements are addressed in the relevent sport rules.
The following supplements are available and should be read in conjunction with the relevant sport rule:
Squad Size Supplement (2016)
Game Times Summary (2016)